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What do we mean by digital health and social care?
What do we mean by digital health and social care?

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4 Types of health and social care technology

There are a range of different types of digital technology that you might already have come across or experienced such as mHealth (mobile health), electronic records, telemedicine, wearables (such as watches that monitor your activity) and simulation. Digital Health and Care Institute (2018) provides a list of commonly employed digital technology, and Figure 6 provides more information about each of these. Click on the headings in the image below to read more.

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Figure 6 Types of health and social care technology
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